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5 Bedroom Detached House for sale in FALMOUTH

Opportunities like this are incredibly rare. Wayside is one of Falmouth's very finest homes, situated along Falmouth seafront and recently completely rebuilt to replicate and expand upon the original lovely 1920's Arts & Crafts bungalow it replaces. The result is a spectacular and stylish two storey, four bedroom residence, over 3,000²' in size, constructed to exacting standards, creating an inspirational and sumptuous home with superb sea views, master bedroom and guest suites and three living rooms including a stunning orangery. Quality extends outside to the already gloriously established 0.31 acre sun facing garden with garage, parking workshop studio and summerhouse, all this situated in a prime residential position moments from Gyllyngvase beach and three quarters of a mile from the town.

Key Features:

  • Almost new two storey marine residence
  • Prime seafront address
  • Sumptuous 3,000²' plus accommodation
  • Superb 0.31 acre gardens
  • 4 Bedrooms; master & guest suites
  • Family kitchen, sitting room & orangery
  • Garage, parking, studio & workshop
  • Outstandingly rare, if not unique

THE LOCATION Fenwick Road is one of the most sought-after residential positions in Falmouth where individual and substantial homes lie in large gardens near the sea. Wayside lies in a fabulous spot on the corner of Fenwick and Spernen Wyn Roads in glorious, 0.31 acre established gardens with views out to sea. Its location is superb, situated on the town's seafront and southern side, a few moments' walk to Gyllyngvase beach and café, and in the other direction to Swanpool Beach, Nature Reserve and the coastal footpath.
Fenwick Road is about half a mile from the town and harbour where there is an excellent and diverse selection of restaurants and an eclectic mixture of individual shops as well as national chains, together with quality galleries showcasing local talent. Nearby train stations (Falmouth Town and Penmere Halt) provide a convenient link to the mainline at Truro for Exeter and London, Paddington. Falmouth Docks are a major contributor to the town's economy and along with Falmouth University (with campuses in Falmouth and Penryn) and Falmouth Marine School, specialising in traditional and modern boat building, marine engineering and environmental science, ensure an all year-round vibrant community. There are five primary schools and one secondary school in the town and another in Penryn as well as highly regarded independent preparatory and senior schools in Truro.
Falmouth boasts the third deepest natural harbour in the world and is renowned for its maritime facilities which offer some of the best boating and sailing opportunities in the country. Falmouth is consistently ranked as one of the top five places to live in the UK. 

THE PROPERTY Wayside is a spectacular two storey residence, recently built to replicate the original Arts & Crafts 1920's bungalow once here and first occupied by local bank manager, Mr. W Vaughan Jones.
The replacement has been a 'labour of love' undertaken by its current owners who adored the original's style but soon realised it could not be expanded and configured to create the home they desired.
The new Wayside is an absolute gem, created without expense spared to an inspirational and stylish design and exacting standards with a quality of fitment and finish seldom seen.
This quality extends throughout, with the beauty of an already established and gloriously large garden which has been further planted and fine-tuned so that 'outside' is as lovely and enjoyable as 'in'.
The combination of a superb new home, its garden and seafront setting make this a unique and very exciting opportunity. 


The fine and original 1920's Arts and Crafts front door has been retained from the former property as has the granite semi-circular step and threshold, presenting a lovely authentic approach and entrance into the property's... 

HALLWAY 15' (4.57m) x 12' (3.66m) This area is a delightful introduction to Wayside with its limestone floor throughout. Oak turning staircase to the first floor and a Hexagonal roof light flooding in light up and downstairs. Soft closure double oak doors to an auto lit under stair cupboard.
Two UPVC double glazed windows look to the front garden. Under floor heating thermostatic control. Three double power points. Ornately corniced ceiling with roses. Oak door to utility. Oak and bevel glazed door to the kitchen and sitting room, through to orangery. Access to...

INNER HALLWAY From here doors lead to the snug and to cloakroom/WC. Two carpeted steps up to guest suite bedrooms three and four and to bathroom. 

SITTING ROOM 18' 4" x 17' 5" (5.59m x 5.31m) A fine room with UPVC double glazed window and leaded lights facing south overlooking the terrace and garden. Within the room is a superb 'Ancaster ' limestone fire surround with inset 'Jotul' gas fired 'log burner' and honed black slate hearth. Cornice ceiling and rose. Pendant and wall lights. Five double power points, satellite, TV and telephone points. Under floor heating thermostatic control.

Twin three quarter glazed oak doors with wide stepped entrance through to the....

ORANGERY 22' 10" x 12' 6" (6.96m x 3.81m) ) A superb room with 8' 8" (2.64m) high barreled ceiling height and UPVC double glazed windows to three side, slightly elevated, overlooking the garden with glorious view toward the seafront and out to sea. Travertine tiled floor. Moulded cornicing and twin roses providing pendant and wall lighting. Electric log effect remotely controlled wall mounted fire. Power points. UPVC double glazed French doors out to the terrace and garden. 

KITCHEN 17' 5" x 16' (5.31m x 4.88m) into 8' (2.44m) wide splayed bayed window overlooking the garden and with lovely view East towards the seafront and Bay. Range of base and eye level units including glazed cabinets, corner carousel, plate and wine racks with polished granite work surface and Belfast sink with rivened draining board, central extending mixer tap and ceramic tiled splash back. Recess for 'Stoves' range cooker with five plate induction hob and extractor fan above. Corner carousel. 'Whirlpool' microwave oven. Built-in full height larder retractable cupboards with shelves. Island with polished work top. Ceiling spotlights. Integrated 'Bosch' dishwasher. Sea grass, limestone floor tiling. 

UTILITY ROOM 14' 2" x 9' 2" (4.32m x 2.79m) UPVC double glazed window to rear courtyard. Limestone tiled floor. Half height wall tiles with feature mosaic tiles over. Extensive range of wall, base and full height cupboards. Ceramic inset sink with drainer and mixer tap. 'Bosch' washing machine and separate tumble dryer. Ceiling spotlights. Composite door with view panel to rear courtyard. Gas fired boiler in wall cupboard. Eight downlighters and three double power points. 

SNUG/BEDROOM FIVE 18' 4" x 11' 2" (5.59m x 3.4m) reducing to 7' 2" (2.18m) A lovely versatile room with large roof lantern and UPVC double glazed window to rear, all flooding in light. Electric flame effect fire. Polished granite hearth and timber surround. Ceiling cornicing. Wall and pendant light with rose. Four double power points. Under floor thermostatic heating control. Satellite, TV and telephone points.. 

CLOAKROOM/WC 8' x 7' (2.44m x 2.13m) Limestone tiled floor and tiled walls. Obscure UPVC double glazed window to side. White two piece suite comprising button flush WC, wash hand basin with a slimline vanity unit. Corniced ceiling. Built-in open shelved cupboard and hanging rail. Oil filled electric towel radiator.

From the inner hallway carpeted steps lead up the guest suite, bedrooms three and four and family bathroom. Door to airing cupboard with Electric Consumer Unit, automatic light, underfloor heating manifold and electric heater.Two downlighters. Door to pressurised hot water tank.  

FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM Four piece white suite comprising roll top, claw foot cast iron bath with shower mixer, button flush WC, walk-in boiler fed quadrant shower cubicle with flexible and overhead spray. Wash hand basin in a granite surround above vanity unit. UPVC double glazed window to rear. Painted panelling to dado height and wall papered above. Ceiling cornicing. Chrome heated towel radiator (from heating system). Mirror, shaver point and lights. Tiled floor, centre and wall lights 

BEDROOM THREE 17' 7" x 13' 5" (5.36m x 4.09m) reducing to 10' (3.05m) (11' 8" (3.56m) into 8' (2.44m) wide splayed bay window to front with a lovely outlook over the garden towards the seafront and bay. Under floor heating thermostatic control. Corniced ceiling and rose. Five double power points. Satellite, TV points. 

BEDROOM FOUR 11' 8" x 7' 10" (3.56m x 2.39m) UPVC double glazed window to rear. Under floor central heating thermostatic control. Corniced ceiling. Three double power points. 

FIRST FLOOR Superb oak turning staircase with carpet runner and painted panelling to dado height, rising to the....  

LANDING With domed hexagonal skylight. School style column radiator. Corniced ceiling. Oak doors to bath/shower room and bedrooms one and two. Double power points. Telephone/broadband point (superfast fibre).  

SHOWER ROOM Polished Quartzite tiled floor. Vanity unit with illuminated mirror cabinet over. Feature mosaic tiling. Walk-in tiled shower cubicle. WC. 'Ladder rack' chrome radiator. Two mirrored fronted corner cupboards. Five downlighters. 

BEDROOM ONE - MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 17' 6" (5.33m) into bay x 12' 3" (3.73m) A fabulous room with 12' (3.66m) wide projecting bay incorporating UPVC double glazed windows and French doors to maximum effect giving access and overlook the first floor terrace (described later) with spectacular south facing views over the garden, to seafront and Falmouth Bay. Curved and barrelled ceiling. Access to eave cupboard. Five double power points. Satellite TV point. Column radiator. Door to... 

DRESSING ROOM/STUDY 11' 2" x 6' 5" (3.4m x 1.96m) Double glazed south facing window with integral blind, view to the seafront and bay. Access to eaves cupboard. Two double power points. 

BEDROOM TWO 14' 10" (4.52m) increasing to 18' (5.49m) x 13' 2" (4.01m) increasing to 15' (4.57m) into the remarkable 8' (2.44m) wide UPVC double glazed eyebrow window with views to garden and sea. Two UPVC double glazed windows to rear. School style column radiator. Cornicing and rose. Six double power points. Satellite TV point. Wide entrance and gentle step up to... 

SITTING/DRESSING ROOM 12' 5" x 9' 8" (3.78m x 2.95m) UPVC double glazed window to rear. School style column radiator. Ceiling spotlights. Two mirrored wardrobes. Central heating thermostatic control. Two double power points. Door to... 

OFFICE 7' 6" x 4' 2" (2.29m x 1.27m) UPVC double glazed Velux window with integral blind. Spotlights. Wide, built-in shelved linen cupboard. Two double power points. 

EN SUITE BATHROOM 10' 4" x 10' 4" (3.15m x 3.15m) Wonderfully spacious and beautifully presented room with a white three piece suite comprising stand alone roll top, claw foot bath with mixer shower. Button flush WC, wash hand basin within a washstand with cupboard beneath and mosaic tiles over. Recessed display cabinet with glass shelves. Chrome heated towel rail and radiator. Splashback. Shaver point. Velux south facing window with integral blind. Access to eave storage. 

OUTSIDE Wayside sits beautifully within its large, interesting and richly stocked garden with many shrubs, plants and small trees retained from the original, giving a great sense of maturity and style. In addition to the pedestrian gateway off Fenwick Road, granite posts and double gates give a 13' wide vehicular entrance onto a brick paved driveway, to park several cars, leading to the garage.
The garden at Wayside is absolutely glorious and reflective and consistent with the exceptional quality and attention to detail of the building itself. All is enclosed by stone walls and dense shrubbery giving a wonderful sense of enclosure and privacy, given the location so near the sea and town. There are three areas of lawn, wonderfully colourful beds and borders with some exotics such as tree fern and various palms, a fine variegated pittosporum, daphne and many roses to name a few. The wide entrance is a delight, and rather special retaining the former Arts & Crafts '20's' front door and granite stonework around together with the timber and brick facade and a lovely eye brow window above giving an uplifting impression as one approached and enters the house. There are superb area of... 

LARGE SOUTH FACING TERRACE on which to relax and entertain, the main reached from the orangery and up granite steps from the lawn, with a glass and stainless steel balustrade for shelter and a wonderful 40' x 20' (12.19m x 6.1m) paved expanse with great garden and sea views to enjoy. 

Above the orangery and reached from the master bedroom is an incredible..... 

BALCONIED TERRACE 24' x 11' (7.32m x 3.35m) An uplifting space with artificial grass to floor and enclosed by galvanised railings. A fabulous south facing spot to enjoy exceptional views over the garden and out to Falmouth Bay. 

Beside the lower lawn, steps lead up to a further sheltered, gravelled terrace with... 

SUMMERHOUSE Pitch roof with French doors and power. 

In this area are various fruit trees (apple, cherry and plum), lavender beds and a versatile..... 

HOBBY HOUSE 14' 1" x 9' 3" (4.29m x 2.82m) Partitioned inside, lined and insulated with windows, French doors and further side door. Power and light.  

Beyond the orangery terrace, a brick path leads through an arched galvanised gate with grape vine over, around to the rear where there is a pergola and a climbing clematis establishing itself and a private, sheltered and paved courtyard area to sit.
Beside here is the... 

WASH HOUSE/UTILITY UPVC windows and door. Base and eye level cupboards, work surface. Plumbing for washing machine. OIl fired filled electric radiator, power points and light. Sliding door to.... 

GARDENER'S LOO/WC WC, wash hand basin, electric water heater. Tiled splashback. 

WORKSHOP 19' 5" x 9' 6" (5.92m x 2.9m) Located behind the garage. Pitch roof storage, shelves, power and light. Doorway through to... 

GARAGE 22' 2" x 9' 1" (6.76m x 2.77m) Electronic, remotely controlled up and over door. Power, water and light. 

There are several outside taps, external power sockets, courtesy and security lights as well as twin carriage lamps either side of the front door. 

GENERAL INFORMATION 1. Gas fired boiler for heating and hot water supply, with a pressurised hot water system.
Underfloor heating throughout the ground floor and radiator heating to first floor.

2. Mechanical heat recovery and ventilation system throughout

3. Windows - UPVC double glazed with leaded toplights
South and West facing windows in Orangery, sitting room and master bedroom with UV resistant glass
Double glazed Velux with integral blinds in master bedroom dressing room, bedroom two en suite and bedroom two study.

4. All ground floor sockets and switch plates in brushed steel.

5. All integral doors in solid oak, with kitchen, sitting room, snug, orangery (x2) and guest suite, inner hall being three quarters glazed.

6. Satellite TV points in sitting room, kitchen, snug, master bedroom and bedrooms two and three.

7. Superfast fibre broad band (BT) - Hub on upper landing.
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